PM Justin Trudeau says the extends COVID-19 Recovery benefits by 12 weeks for workers and parents
The Extra Life for Canada Recovery Benefit and the Canada Recovery Careing Benefit will increase the maximum week available from 26 to 38 weeks.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is adding 12 weeks of eligibility to two major benefits for unemployed workers and parents at home with children.The Extra Life for Canada Recovery Benefit and the Canada Recovery Careing Benefit will increase the maximum week available from 26 to 38 weeks.
Trudeau also says that federal sickness benefits will be expanded from two weeks to four weeks so that workers can stay indoors when they are ill, or isolated due to COVID-19.And employment insurance eligibility also continues to increase, allowing those eligible to claim for up to 50 weeks, instead of restarting the system proposed by the Liberals after 26 September.
At the end of the next month, when labor groups warned the government that Canadian job prospects are low or non-existent when they receive EAI or recovery benefits.The Canadian Labor Congress and other groups asked liberals to extend eligibility for benefits at least until the end of the year, which considers how long it may take before workers in the toughest industries get back to work .
The CRB is a replay of the Canada Emergency Response Benefit, which is sunset in the fall. It provides $ 1,000 over a two-week period and applies to those who lost their jobs due to COVID-19 or saw a 50 percent decrease in average weekly income compared to the previous year.
The CRCB, meanwhile, provides $ 500 per week to family members - elders or caregivers under the age of 12 - because of COVID-19 and therefore are unable to work at least 50 percent of their scheduled hours Huh.CRSB is another $ 500 per week support aimed at helping people who are unable to work 50 percent of their work week because they contracted COVID-19 or contracted viruses.